Total Knee Replacement

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This three-page illustrated handout educates people about total knee replacement, which is surgery to replace worn, damaged, or diseased parts of the knee with an artificial joint to relieve pain and improve movement. It explains when a total knee replacement may be necessary. The document contains text accompanied by illustrations to discuss the function and appearance of a normal knee joint, a worn knee joint, and the surgical site for total knee replacement. It outlines joint pain and movement the patient can anticipate after surgery.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Review:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Arthroplasty, replacement, knee, Knee joint
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
5/8/2017
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